The table below looks at the statistics for MCPD in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 881 860 840
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -20
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 28 69 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.070% 0.079%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.25% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 23 65 54
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -4.76%
MCPD
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
26156 27364 26645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.69% 27.57% 27.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21168 22032 21157
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCPD across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in England

MCPD
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCPD across the England region.

MCPD Salary Trend in England

MCPD
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCPD across the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

MCPD Salary Histogram in England

MCPD
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCPD within the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West -7 16 £34,000 -50.90% 2
West Midlands -8 7 £61,500 +23.00% 1
London -10 3 £80,000 +52.38% 2
South East +6 1 £42,000 -16.00%
East Midlands - 1 £44,500 -
MCPD
UK

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region citing MCPD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCPD.

1 56 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (91.07%) C#
2 51 (91.07%) SQL
2 51 (91.07%) .NET
3 47 (83.93%) SQL Server
4 42 (75.00%) Microsoft
5 32 (57.14%) MCTS
6 28 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 28 (50.00%) Mentoring
7 27 (48.21%) Visual Studio
8 26 (46.43%) T-SQL
9 25 (44.64%) MS Excel
10 24 (42.86%) C++
10 24 (42.86%) HTML
10 24 (42.86%) VB
10 24 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 23 (41.07%) JavaScript
11 23 (41.07%) Windows
11 23 (41.07%) .NET Framework
12 22 (39.29%) Degree
13 21 (37.50%) WCF
14 20 (35.71%) WinForms
15 19 (33.93%) Software Engineering
16 17 (30.36%) VC++
16 17 (30.36%) COM
16 17 (30.36%) CSS
16 17 (30.36%) SAP
16 17 (30.36%) Crystal Reports
16 17 (30.36%) VB6
16 17 (30.36%) SAP Business One

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region citing MCPD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCPD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (23.21%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (5.36%) IIS
3 3 (5.36%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.57%) NServiceBus
4 2 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.79%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 25 (44.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 17 (30.36%) SAP Business One
2 8 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.57%) GitHub
3 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (83.93%) SQL Server
2 17 (30.36%) Crystal Reports
2 17 (30.36%) Relational Database
3 15 (26.79%) RDBMS
4 9 (16.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
8 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (48.21%) Visual Studio
2 24 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.57%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.57%) JIRA
4 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Blend
4 2 (3.57%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.79%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (5.36%) Banking
1 3 (5.36%) Finance
1 3 (5.36%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 55 (98.21%) Developer
2 20 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 19 (33.93%) C# Developer
4 18 (32.14%) Software Developer
5 14 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (21.43%) Senior Developer
7 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
8 7 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
8 7 (12.50%) SQL Developer
9 6 (10.71%) .NET Software Developer
10 5 (8.93%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 5 (8.93%) Senior Software Developer
11 4 (7.14%) Senior .NET Software Developer
11 4 (7.14%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (7.14%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (7.14%) Systems Developer
12 3 (5.36%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (91.07%) .NET
2 28 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 24 (42.86%) HTML
4 23 (41.07%) .NET Framework
5 21 (37.50%) WCF
6 20 (35.71%) WinForms
7 17 (30.36%) COM
7 17 (30.36%) CSS
8 15 (26.79%) XML
9 13 (23.21%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (21.43%) Web Services
11 11 (19.64%) XSLT
12 10 (17.86%) HTML5
13 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 7 (12.50%) jQuery
15 6 (10.71%) Entity Framework
16 4 (7.14%) Ajax
17 3 (5.36%) KnockoutJS
17 3 (5.36%) NHibernate
17 3 (5.36%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.93%) User Experience
3 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.57%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.79%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (41.07%) Windows
2 7 (12.50%) Android
2 7 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.14%) Windows CE
4 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 19 (33.93%) Software Engineering
3 15 (26.79%) OO
4 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (23.21%) MVC
4 13 (23.21%) Scrum
5 12 (21.43%) CRM
6 10 (17.86%) OOP
7 8 (14.29%) Coaching
7 8 (14.29%) ITIL
7 8 (14.29%) Release Management
7 8 (14.29%) SOA
8 7 (12.50%) Time Management
9 6 (10.71%) TDD
9 6 (10.71%) Wealth Management
10 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (8.93%) Project Management
11 4 (7.14%) Business Development
11 4 (7.14%) ERP
11 4 (7.14%) Facilities Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (91.07%) C#
1 51 (91.07%) SQL
2 26 (46.43%) T-SQL
3 24 (42.86%) C++
3 24 (42.86%) VB
4 23 (41.07%) JavaScript
5 17 (30.36%) VB6
5 17 (30.36%) VC++
6 13 (23.21%) PHP
7 8 (14.29%) Java
7 8 (14.29%) XPath
8 4 (7.14%) Delphi
9 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.57%) XAML
10 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 56 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (57.14%) MCTS
3 22 (39.29%) Degree
4 7 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (12.50%) MCSD
5 4 (7.14%) MCAD
6 3 (5.36%) MCITP
7 2 (3.57%) MCDBA
7 2 (3.57%) MCSE
8 1 (1.79%) MCSM
8 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.79%) XenApp
Vendors
1 42 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (30.36%) SAP
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle
4 3 (5.36%) Sun
5 1 (1.79%) Citrix
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Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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CMD
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: From £21,000 to £25,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: 22 days ago